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Nov 15, 2012 11:30am PST
. >> reporter: in that interview, general petraeus says, he never gave his mistress, paula broadwell any classified information. there's more focus on general allen. right now he would be testifying at his own confirmation hearing. instead, others are defending his reputation. hearings are underway to confirm general allen's replacement as commander in afghanistan. he can't move on until he's cleared of wrongdoing in a broader sex scandal. the fbi is investigating possibly flirtatious e-mails between him and a florida socialite jill kelley. >> i continue to believe that general allen is one of our best military leaders. continue to have confidence in the ability to lead the war in afghanistan as well as to serve in the post for which he's now been nominated. >> reporter: from thailand defense secretary panetta echoed the sentiment. >> i have tremendous confidence in general allen. certainly, his ability and his leadership and i don't think anybody ought to jump to any conclusions as to where any of this will lead. >> reporter: panetta wants it to lead to a review of military ethics train
KOFY
Nov 12, 2012 11:30am PST
-mails. she began receiving the e-mails around the same time paula broadwell's affair with the cia director was ending. the fbi traced them back to broadwell's computer that led officials to conclude the nation's cia director was involved in the affair with the woman who just this january publicly complemented petraeus' wife. >> he's married to holly petraeus, a wonderful military spouse and has done so much for their children and children of fallen soldiers, i respect her. >> reporter: at issue now, if the affair began while petraeus was still a general he could be prosecuted for adulty. broadwell spent plenty time with petraeus in afghanistan. >> for him to allow the first biography to be written about him, to be written by someone who had never written a book before, seemed odd to me. >> reporter: a retired colonel and longtime aide to petraeus came to his does. >> there was no relationship then as far as affair. the affair started after he had been in the cia, after he retired from the arm >> reporter: even if true, petraeus' timeline reveals he was carrying on the affair for m
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
' former mistress, paula broadwell, leaving this morning with several boxes. this after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after jill kelley received threatening e-mails she believed were from broadwell. officials say broadwell had classified material on her computer, which is illegal. the fbi does not believe any of it came from petraeus, no charges have been filed against her. controversy over how the investigation was conducted has engulfed washington members of congress want to e the fbi and the attorney general waited until this past wednesday to notify the white house? justice officials maintain there was no politics involved, rob nelson, abc news, new york. >>> founder of santa clara based mcafee security software john mcafee is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize where he lives. police say he's gone into an hiding. police say his neighbor, another american was found with a gunshot wound to the head in the town
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST
gave his mistress, paula broadwell any classified information. there's more focus on general allen. right now he would be testifying at his own confirmation hearing. instead, others are defending his reputation. hearings are underway to confirm general allen's replacement as commander in afghanistan. he can't move on until he's cleared of wrongdoing in a broader sex scandal. the fbi is investigating possibly flirtatious e-mails between him and a florida socialite jill kelley. >> i continue to believe that general allen is one of our best military leaders. continue to have confidence in the ability to lead the war in afghanistan as well as to serve in the post for which he's now been nominated. >> reporter: from thailand defense secretary panetta echoed the sentiment. >> i have tremendous confidence in general allen. certainly, his ability and his leadership and i don't think anybody ought to jump to any conclusions as to where any of this will lead. >> reporter: panetta wants it to lead to a review of military ethics training. panetta refused to talk about e-mails between allen and
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
paula broadwell for some time. just didn't seem the type. >> her friends know her not just for her good work but her good work. >> somebody as busy as she is takes the time to help somebody like me, there's not much time left for indiscretions. >> david, an active duty wounded warrior and a double amputee. last week broad we were was scheduled to skydive for their birthday but donated her jump to david. >> i have some serious questions about who is connecting the dots and how. >> petraeus reportedly started the affair after leaving the army in 2011 was the one to end it. >> he's trying to put his life back together right now and that's what he needs to focus on. >> as for paula broadwell, a married mother of two, this message was drawn in chalk on her driveway. >> ama: california senator dianne feinstein, the head of the senate intelligence committee, says she was unaware of the news about the scandal involving petraeus until he announced his resignation it today she said she learned about the matter from the media last week. >> i had not been told there was an affair. what i'd bee
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
petraeus andzicu s biographer. >> petraeus reportedly shocked to learn paula broadwell was suspected of sending friend she saw as a romantic rival. their relationship will be the discussion of the top leaders of the cia and fbi. >> we're live with the latest on this. mark? >> good afternoon. the secretary of defense weighed in on this today saying he has not yet formed an opinion on whether petraeus should face criminal prosecution for adultery if it turns out the affair was ongoing during the time he he served in the military. this afternoon we learned more about how long they've known each other. met was six years ago in 2006. she was still a student at harvard. two years later, he agreed to let her focus on him for her dock storeal dissertation bism to 10 broadwell proposed she write his best-selling biography. now, petraeus can face criminal prosecution for adultery if they took place while in the military. >> for him to be allow the first biography to someone who hasn't written a book before seemed odd to me. >> a long time colleague came to the dpeens of his friend today. >> th
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell leaving this morning with several boxes after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after jill kelley received threatening e-mails she believed were from broadwell. officials say well had classified material on her computer which is illegal, the fbi does not believe any of it came from petraeus, no charges have been filed against her. controversy over how the investigation was conned has engulfed washington. conduct -- congress wants to know why the fbi and the attorney general waited until this past wednesday to notify the white house? justice officials maintain there was no politics involved. rob nelson, abc news, new york. >>> founder of mcafee security software john mcafee is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize where he lives. this morning he has disappeared gone into hiding. police say his 52-year-old neighbor another american was found with a gunshot wound to the head in
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
flirtatious skpin appropriate. general allen received an e mail trace to paula broadwell found alarming he told kelly that may have triggered the investigation. there is a fifth player in this. right here. an fbi agent to whom kelly turns to for help. he was taken off the case because supervisors felt he was infatuated with kelly. they knew each other before the investigation began. he sent her shirtless photos of himself. there you have it for now.. >> what a tangled web that goes on. >> three oakland police officers that delivered a baby were reunited today with the infant and parents. he is named nolan. officers talking to a clerk at the station. the frantic farther told them his wife was in labor. they couldn't make it to the hospital. one cop pud been a thursday. >> great, wonderful experience. and being a police officer is what i wanted to do. >> the officer that's delivered him received first aid training and n.delivering a baby. knollan is living proof it paid off what. a straight story. >> sandhya patel is here with weather. >> nolan came in with the streak as cross the sky. we fa
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
his biographer, paula broadwell. officials say detail are not being released but reports say agents had discovered broadwellufs improperly tried to access petraeus's e mail as he may have accessed classified information. abc news is going to have more on the story on world news right after this newscast. >> i jobs report tonight predicts technology will continue to fuel an employment boom in the bay area over next two years. saying job growth should expand through 2014, better than what is expected in california and nationally. most in demand are technology and health care. the report warns bay area could fall back into a recession if congress cannot agree on a spending plan by year's end. that is the subject of president barack obama's news conference saying he was willing to corps compromise but w.republican buzz says will not sign a budget that included only spending cuts. with the bitter election over, both sides seem ready, however to, find common ground. >> not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> i don't want to box myself in or
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
were linked back to paula broadwell who had access to petraeus in afghanistan as his official biographer. the 40-year-old broadwell lives in charlotte, north carolina with her husband and two kids, avid runner and says they bonded over shared mental and physical discipline during her trips to afghanistan to interview him. >> it was an opportunity for me to interview him on a run i was -- i thought i test him, he was going to test me. >> reporter: petraeus is claiming at fair did not begin in afghanistan but -- but after he retired from the military. one week later he became director of the cia. friends say petraeus ended the affair four months ago the same time jill kelly received those threatening e-mails. rob nelson, abc7 news new york. >>> how would you like rain this week? >>> welcome back. to have a chilly start 30s inland valleys low to mid 40s bay 48 san francisco, hardly any wind out there temperature you see is wait feels like no wind chill. low to mid 60s, -- high clouds and sun upper 50s coast next three days will be a little warmer and dry. >>> light out there traf
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
and was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman. paula broadwell. a 40-year-old wife and mother of two. she's his official biographer. >> to get to know him he wanted to run with you? >> i thought i was going to test him but he was going to test me. >> seen here on the daily show with jon stewart, she is a west point graduate who traveled often with petreas to research her book "all in." >> did you ever feel like he dropped his guard? >> no, no dirty secrets. >> the fbi stumbled on the inappropriate affair after inappropriate e-mails associated with petreas. the e-mails were traced back to paula broadwell. president obama praised his patriotism and said his thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly. that may be small comfort to a public man suddenly forced into private life and private reckoning. abc news, new york. >>> and good morning america will have more on the affair at 7:00 this morning. >> our weather is terrific news to skiers and others who just really enjoy all that snow. the lake tahoe area has received over two feet since thursday. the cold weather is also
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 11:00am PST
threatening e-mails. she began receiving the e-mails around the same time paula broadwell's affair with the cia director was ending. the fbi traced them back to broadwell's computer that led officials to conclude the nation's cia director was involved in the affair with the woman who just this january publicly complemented petraeus' wife. >> he's married to holly petraeus, a wonderful military spouse and has done so much for their children and children of fallen soldiers, i respect her. >> reporter: at issue now, if the affair began while petraeus was still a general he could be prosecuted for adulty. broadwell spent plenty time with petraeus in afghanistan. >> for him to allow the first biography to be written about him, to be written by someone who had never written a book before, seemed odd to me. >> reporter: a retired colonel and longtime aide to petraeus came to his does. >> there was no relationship then as far as affair. the affair started after he had been in the cia, after he retired from the arm >> reporter: even if true, petraeus' timeline reveals he was carrying on the
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
affair with paula broadwell. this is the first video of broadwell since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. broadwell was investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pots were on pier45 tonight. in a few hours they will be on the bottom of the pacific off the dwolden gates. gash gash the golden gate. he hopes his six-figure investment will payoff. so far it has been smooth sailing after hearing he will get $3 a pound for his haul. >> $3. that's good. that's probably
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
his extramarital affair with biographer paula broadwell. she sent harassing e-mails to jill kelley, a woman she saw as a romantic rival. kelley traded e-mails with general allen. top u.s. commander in afghanistan. katie marzullo will have the latest in the next half hour. >>> moraga school board approved revised version of its child abuse prevention and reporting policy nearly a week after board president abruptly resigned. the contra costa times reports the district is facing claims by three former students who say mandated reporting failures contributed to their sexual abuse years ago. the new policy requires all members of a reporting team to individually report to authorities. >>> richmond will be installing four cameras aimed at reducing crime in the 23rd street shopping area. police and community leaders are welcoming the new overhead cameras to be installed within the next two months donated by the chevron corporation a few years ago the city did not have the wiring until now. they will add to the 40 cameras monitored by retired police officers. >>> richmond police say it is
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
national security. >> reporter: those e-mails were linked back to paula broadwell who had access to petraeus in afghanistan as his biographer. the 40-year-old broadwell lives in north carolina with her husband and two kids avid runner and says they ed over their shared mental and physical discipline during her trips to afghanistan to interview him. -- >> it was an opportunity to be interview him on a run i thought i would test him, buts was go to test me >> reporter: despite amount of time they spent together petraeus is claiming the affair did not begin in afghanistan, but after he retired from the military in august 2011. one week later, he became director of the cia, he carried on at fair during most of his tenure at the cia. friends say petraeus ended the affair four months ago the same time kelly received those threatening e-mails. rob nelson, abc news, new york. >>> a family hopes you can help them fan a missing woman who suffers from alzheimer's. she was last seen driving away from her home thursday afternoon. she is 5'6, 220 pounds. police say she was last seen driving a whi
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
never gave las fied information owe to his miss stress, paula broadwell. defense secretary pin yetta spoke about the scandal. >> i am not aware of any others that could with involved in this issue. >> petraeus says resignation had nothing to do with the testimony that he will be giving tomorrow before a committee regarding the attack in benghazi, libya. >> let's take a look at the weather. >> we're about to enter a rather extended period of rainy, unsettled weather. you can see that there are clouds thickening now. off shore a batch of moisture up from the northwest. there is a movement of the moisture coming up from our southwest. we don't expect area wide rainfall until later tonight. we'll watch progress as it moves closer, temperatures into low to mid-60s. here is the forecast. showers developing late tonight, perhaps near midnight. then overnight into morning expect a wet commute tomorrow morning and rain developing and continuing to intensify throughout the day. a rainy day. and there is more rain still to come. >> thank you. still ahead at 4:00 a big announcement today on bp.6
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
wants to determine whether paula broadwell is in possession of any sensitive information. investigators searched her home in florida this evening and theory moving documents and video. confiscated several bi bins of evidence. petraeus started an affair with broadwell when head of the cia. he resigned on friday. broadwell was im bedd with him in afghanistan while working on his biography. he claims any confidential information she obtained was no the from him and must have come from another commander. broadwell has agreed to cooperate fully with the fbi. now the fbi found out about the affair from jill kelly. here she is leaving her home in north carolina today. she contacted the fbi because pull a broadwell warned her to stay away from general petraeus threatening e-mails. knew him from having parties in florida. information was found about the petraeus broadwell affair. however, "wall street journal"reports the fbi removed the agent from the investigation because he became obsessed with jill kelly. apparently even sending her a shirtless picture of himself. whether any r
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
the first time since news of her fair with petraeus broke, paula broadwell had a glass of wine at her brother's house. this morning the fbi and cia are expected to brief members of house on what they know. the question many lawmakers have is whether national security was threatened? a source familiar with the case tells abc news that broadwell admitted she took documents from secure government buildings fbi found classified documents on her computer. the other woman jill kelley called 911 last night. she told the operator the media was on her property and tried to use her honorary counsul title to get special treatment. >> i -- they should not be able to cross my property i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection as well. [ unintelligible ] >> reporter: [ unintelligible ] some officials describe her 20 to 30,000 e-mails with general allen as flirtatious others calling them innocuous. the general denies any affair or other wrongdoing. the president has pulled allen's nomination as nato supreme commander on hold. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> president obama's first news co
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am PST
thursday it has been postponed. last night fbi agents searched paula broadwell's home in north carolina, you see them taking boxes out there. they are not saying what they took or what they found. one last thing, the fbi agent in florida who broadwell went to with the e-mails from jill kelley has been taken off the case his superiors say he's become too personally involved. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> authorities are trying to determine what caused the driver of a pick-up truck to veer into a marin county reservoir killing the 70-year-old driver. witnesses saw the chevy weaving 6:00 last night, plunged into a guardrail and rolled over it. dive team saw the headlights on in 15 feet of water they pulled the driver free but it was too late to save 'em. >> one confirmed person driving the vehicle as deceased we are waiting on notification from the sheriff coroner. >> divers continue to search the water to make sure there were no other victims. investigators believe the driver was alone at the time of the crash. >> the port of oakland's executive director has stepped down in the midst of
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 1:05am PST
david petraeus's mistress. the mistress also being investigated. fbi wants to determine whether paula broadwell is in possession of any sensitive information. investigators searched her home in florida this evening and theory moving documents and video. confiscated several bi bins of evidence. petraeus started an affair with broadwell when head of the cia. he resigned on friday. broadwell was im bedd with him in afghanistan while working on his biography. he claims any confidential information she obtained was no the from him and must have come from another commander. broadwell has agreed to cooperate fully with the fbi. now the fbi found out about the affair from jill kelly. here she is leaving her home in north carolina today. she contacted the fbi because pull a broadwell warned her to stay away from general petraeus threatening e-mails. knew him from having parties in florida. information was found about the petraeus broadwell affair. however, "wall street journal"reports the fbi removed the agent from the investigation because he became obsessed with jill kelly. apparently even s
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am PST
? biographer paula broadwell sent harassing e-mails to another woman in florida. they say jill chilly was a long time military supporter in tampa and a family friend and not romantically involved with petraeus. e-mails triggered the probe. >> i hate to discuss it, except to say there are a number of things that one has to consider. the first of which, was there any kind of national security breach? to date, there was not. >> fbi agents notified high level officials at the justice department about the affair, toward the end of the summer. >>> police in union city investigating death of a man found in a trash bin a woman discovered the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning. she called authorities who rushed him to the hospital, where he died. police are persuing active leads and would like anyone with information to call union city police. >>> gilroy family grieving the death of their dog after a pit bull barged into their house and attacked the 67-year-old poodle. the pit -- atack their 6-year-old poodle. >> just this much and the dog nuzzled its head through. >> r
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
graw fer, paula broadwell. he weighed in on the sex scandal saying he has no evidence at this point any classified information was disclosed. in his first news conference since re-election, the president praised petraeus. >> safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. my main home -- hope is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> broadwell is being investigated for storing significant information at her home. she has had her security clearance suspended and she could face prosecution. >>> mitt romney is telling his top donors that president obama won re-election eight days ago in part because of, quote, gifts he gave to minorities and young voters. romney discusses the african-american community and the hispanic community saying the dream act amnesty program was a big gift. he also mentioned the president's health care overhaul. >> the president's campaign focused on certain members of his base coalition and gives them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then it works aggressively to turn them ou
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
an extramarital affair with paula broadwell discovered during an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails allegedly sent by broadwell to jill kelley. federal law enforcement official says broadwell also sent e-mails to senior military officials in an attempt to undermine kelley who she saw as a rival. petraeus set to testify tomorrow morning on the u.s. consulate attack in libya. the fbi is also investigating broadwell's possession of classified documents and whether or not she could have those documents. >>> we were also talking about crews in daly city working on the hillside how many hours might they have before the rain gets here? >> all day today, once the sunsets the timer has gone off, as the overnight hours will see the rain move into the bay area, good morning, let's talk about visibilities now they are improving in all areas, up to miles in santa rosa, we had 3/4 mile visibility, last hour with fog that is a good sign, high clouds on the increase, they haven't moved in fast enough to keep the microclimates from developing, 39 santa rosa, 40 fairfield, 346 in san jose, 42 i
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
petraeus. petraeus stepped down last week after admitting to an extramarital affair with biographer paula broadwell, the affair was discovered during an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails sent by broadwell to jill kelley, whom she saw as a rival, broadwell's security clearance has been revoked with kelley's access to macdill air force base in tampa petraeus is set to testify tomorrow morning on the u.s. consulate attack in libya. breaking news, defense secretary panetta is ordering reviews of ethics training for military officers. >>> 6:37. traffic and weather together,j1m next. live look outside, we see the san mateo bridge, we see the low clouds around it, meteorologist mike nicco says rain is headed our way. he will have the full forecast. sue is monitoring traffic. >>> it can give you a morning pick-up or any time, is it safe? new concern with 5 hour energy. >>> welcome become. we are seeing affects of that storm south wind developing in novato, -- as you get in the higher elevations we are starting to feel the winds come in that will be the case southwesterly winds keep us mild t
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Nov 15, 2012 1:05am PST
. it was in question after he resigned over an affair with his by yoking graw fer, paula broadwell. he weighed in on the sex scandal saying he has no evidence at this point any classified information was sclosed. in his first news conference since re-election, the president praised petraeus. >> safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. my main home -- hope is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> broadwell is being investigated for storing significant information at her home. she has had her security clearance suspended and she could face prosecution. >>> mitt romney is telling his top donors that president obama won re-election eight days ago in part because of, quote, gifts he gave to minorities and young voters. romney discusses the african-american community and the hispanic community saying the dream act amnesty program was a big gift. he also mentioned the president's health care overhaul. >> the president's campaign focused on certain members of his base coalition and gives them extraordinary financial gift
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
army announced it's suspended paula broadwell's security clearance and the director of the fbi speaks to members on intelligence committees.. >> we're safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. my hope now is that he and his family are able to move on. for the first time today on the sex scandal capturing nation attention and forced david petraeus to resign as director of the cia after admitting to affair with his biographer. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had negative impact on national security. >> another reexpected four star general got a vote of confidence from a secretary of ñ5 accused of exchanging po tern shallly classified exmails.. >> has my finned confidence to lead forces.. >> but the military didn't pull punch was kelly while under investigation, revoking her special access in tampa where she was allowed to walk around without a military escort. and overnight, broadwell seen sipping a glass of wine. an officer is suspected of storing confidential material at her hom
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Nov 14, 2012 1:05am PST
resigned friday. he admitted an affair with paula broadwell. this is the first video of broadwell since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pots were on pier45 tonight. in a few hours they will be on the bottom of the pacific off the dwolden gates. gash gash the golden gate. he hopes his six-figure investment will payoff. so far it has been smooth sailing after hearing he will get $3 a pound for his haul. >> $3. that'
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
indeed. petraeus' mistress may be in more trouble. abc news has learned paula broadwell is suspected of storing significant amounts of military documents at her home possibly in violation of federal law. a source familiar with the case tells abc news broadwell admitted she took the documents from secure government building. we are seeing her for the first time since the news of her affair with petraeus broke. this morning the fbi and cia are expected to brief members of the house lawmakers want to know if national security was threatened during any of this. yesterday we learned the fbi did find classified documents on broadwell's computer they do not think those came from petraeus. the other woman whose e-mails with general allen are under investigation, jill kelley she called 911 last night and told the operator the media was on her property and tried to use honorary counsul to get special treatment. >> reporter: kelley's title as honorary counsul to south korea is voluntary, symbolic and does not afford her any special rights. allen denies any affair can kelley. defense secretary pane
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Nov 10, 2012 6:00am PST
biographer, paula broadwell. they said the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. broadwell is a graduate of the military academy at west point and spent 15 years. she is married with two children. david petraeus met his wife holly at west point, his wife. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accepted the resignation but i understand and accept the decision. here's peter king. >> the country is going to lose. obviously this hurts general petreas, but it hurts the country more. he's a man of extraordinary dedication, extraordinarily hard-working. >> this comes days before petreas was to testify about the attack on benghazi, libya that killed ambassador christopher stevens. good morning america will have in about an hour. >> two residents have died from eating poison mushrooms. an employee and two others are in the hospital. a caregiver pick the wild mushrooms growing at the home and cooked them as a treat. the mushrooms turn out to be poisonous. an elderly woman died yesterday morning and a second person died last night. they
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
biographerrer, paula broadwell. she had extraordinary access to petreas when he running the warn afghanistan. >> they trusted me so i was able to get a lot of great access and i got to know his family and mentors. >> confirmed at cia more than a year ago, several source tell abc news it was an e-mail that unraveled the affair. a couple of monthsing a a bomb in the tampa area with associate with petreas and the military received a strange and harassing e-mail. she notified the fbi that launched an investigation which worried that petreas' account had been compromised. it was traced back to the computer of ball law broad well. but what they found was intimate e-mails between them described as a lot of human dramas. >> there had been rumors of an affair between them for some time. >> there is a back being released early next year. >> frankly, i didn't believe them and neither about anybody else i knew. he didn't seem the type. >> martha raddatz reported that some of his staff worried about how it looked to have broad well spend so much time with the general and told him as much. eve
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Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
e-mails were traced back to paula broadwell. president obama praised his patriotism and said his thoughts and prayers are with dave and holley. that may be small comfort to a public man suddenly forced into private life and private reckoning. abc news, new york. >>> and good morning america will have more on the affair at 7:00 this morning. >>> a dinner in san francisco last knit raised money for lung cancer research, and there was definitely some abc7 flavor. abc7 news anchor cheryl jennings was the mc of the event at the fairmont hotel. apen december participated in a silent automatic, eight great food and danced the night away. the proceeds from the auction will go to the bonnie lung cancer foundation. >>> our weather, quite terrific news to skiers and others who just enjoy the snow. the lake tahoe area has received over two feet of snow since thursday. the cold weather is also allowing resorts to crank up the snow making machines just in time for the holiday weekend and for thanksgiving. it's going to continue that way, ms. argen? >> it's definitely chilly out there. i don't
KOFY
Nov 13, 2012 9:00pm PST
have caught glimpses of paula broadwell at her brother's house in washington, d.c. broadwell is the alleged mistress of former cia director general david petraeus. the investigation is widening now in the petraeus scandal. it includes another general. general john allen. the man entrusted with winding down the nation war in afghanistan. martha explains what happened today. >>reporter: breath taking. within days 2 4 star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were potentially inappropriate messages. putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course it weighs on him. as much as it ways on dave petraeus. i believe that davis very, very sad for what he has admitted he did. >> at the center of the web jill kelly. tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador living near where the head quarters where petraeus and allen were based. it was early this summer that kelly received anonymous e-mails accusing her of flaun flaunti
KOFY
Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
trips to afghanistan. >>> but morris coming out tonight about paula broadwell. sharon tonight with what has been learned so far. >> classmates voted her most likely to be remembered. no one thought it would be for this. paula broadwell was exceptional. high school valedictorian. homecoming queen. westport cadette. later a graduate student at harvard. chance meeting with petraeus would change everything. c-span revealing she approached him about research she was doing. >> he was kind enough to indulge me and take the paper and give me his business card. >>reporter: that research led to a book and lateary book tou tour. >> paula broadwell irngs she was reportedly having an affair with petraeus at the same time she was out promoting her book about him. >> awesome or incredibly awesome. >> he can turn water into bottled water. >> what? >>reporter: then 40-year-old often admired for her bicep and brain had a push up contest with jon stewart. her husband joining in. . those book tour interview now being viewed and reviewed. on the web site here. >> it's not a hate biography. i know holly
KOFY
Nov 9, 2012 9:00pm PST
the fbi was investigating petraeus's biographer paula broadwell for strange activity on the internet and then some e-mails were discovered in the course of that investigation that raised concerns. this is abc news washington. >> further into this, 2 weeks ago the fbi met with general petraeus. agents thought that petraeus computer had been hacked. they discovered evidence of his relationship with paula broadwell. broadwell is a graduate of the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. broadwell has described mr. petraeus as her mentor. she is married with two children. as for petraeus wife she works in the administration helping returning service member find financial security and fighting off bank that is prey on them while they are away. she and david petraeus as you heard have been married 37 years. hers is a military family. her great great grandfather fought in the civil war. her own father retired 4 star general. over the couple nearly 4 decades together the family moved 24 times following petraeus career. holly raised 2 children. >>> san
KOFY
Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
national security. >> the disturbing e-mail was traced back to petraeus's biographer paula broadwell and that led to e-mails. >> she appealed to petraeus because of the combination of intellectual prowess and the faculty she is physically capable. >> abc news has learned that petraeus with her begin after he retired from the military twa is week later when he became c.i.a. director. friends say it ended four months ago about the time jill kelly received the e-mails. they also say it was petraeus that ended the relationship. friends expect he and his wife of 38 years holly to survive this. >> ama: authorities are allowing some residents returning to their homes after natural gas explosion killed two people. firefighters found two people. four other people had minor injuries. investigators spent the day looking for what caused that blast. >>> monday morning marks the end of the 2012 peak wildfire season in most of the bay area. california department of forestry and fire protection made the call. it covers three counties and central valleys including the west side of san joaquin and stanisl
KOFY
Nov 15, 2012 12:00am PST
affair with his by yoking graw fer, paula broadwell. he weighed in on the sex scandal saying he has no evidence at this point any classified information was disclosed. in his first news conference since re-election, the president praised petraeus. >> safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. my main home -- hope is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> broadwell is being investigated for storing significant information at her home. she has had her security clearance suspended and she could face prosecution. >>> mitt romney is telling his top donors that president obama won re-election eight days ago in part because of, quote, gifts he gave to minorities and young voters. romney discusses the african-american community and the hispanic community saying the dream act amnesty program was a big gift. he also mentioned the president's health care overhaul. >> the president's campaign focused on certain members of his base coalition and gives them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then it works ag
KOFY
Nov 14, 2012 12:00am PST
anyway connected to it. david petraeus resigned friday. he admitted an affair with paula broadwell. this is the first video of broadwell since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. broadwell was investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pots were on pier45 tonight. in a few hours they will be on the bottom of the pacific off the dwolden gates. gash gash the golden gate. he hopes his six-figure investment will payoff. so far it has been smooth sailing after hearing he
KOFY
Nov 13, 2012 12:00am PST
mistress. the mistress also being investigated. fbi wants to determine whether paula broadwell is in possession of any sensitive information. investigators searched her home in florida this evening and theory moving documents and video. confiscated several bi bins of evidence. petraeus started an affair with broadwell when head of the cia. he resigned on friday. broadwell was im bedd with him in afghanistan while working on his biography. he claims any confidential information she obtained was no the from him and must have come from another commander. broadwell has agreed to cooperate fully with the fbi. now the fbi found out about the affair from jill kelly. here she is leaving her home in north carolina today. she contacted the fbi because pull a broadwell warned her to stay away from general petraeus threatening e-mails. knew him from having parties in florida. information was found about the petraeus broadwell affair. however, "wall street journal"reports the fbi removed the agent from the investigation because he became obsessed with jill kelly. apparently even sending her a shi
KOFY
Nov 15, 2012 9:00pm PST
book and the sex, paula broadwell connection with general david petraeus provided another benefit. celebrity status at military circle that led to role as expert commentator and firing range demonstrator the infomercial for company trying to gain military contract for the strange looking light weight machine gun. >> individual fighter reducing weight is critical. >>reporter: on this tape shot last december in the midst of her affair with the 4 star general running the cia, broadwell is identified as the author of the petraeus biography. in a previous infomercial 6 years ago she had no speaking part. simply demonstrated the gun. officials at the company located in virginia beach said broadwell has no official affiliation with them but would not answer abc news question about why they chose to use her as a spokesperson. but watch dog group say the use of broadwell was brilliant move by a company seeking an evenly in washington. >> people did not have to know she was the mistress. they knew he was friends with her so anyone in the agency would know this is someone petraeus is favorab
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